Press Releases

Press Releases

Press Releases

Oct 16, 2014

Mercy Continues Ebola Preparedness Planning and Assessments

Topic: Ongoing Proactive Measures in Place to Protect Everyone at All Mercy Facilities | Contact: Cindy Hickey
The Ohio Department of Health has activated a 24-hour-a-day call center to answer Ohioans’ questions about Ebola and the recent events in Ohio in an effort to ensure Ohioans get accurate, timely information.
The number for Ohioans to call is 1-866-800-1404.
Oct 14, 2014

Mercy Receives Grant Award from Health Foundation of Greater Massillon

Topic: Funding Used for Purchase of Pediatric Rehab Equipment For Jackson Health Center Therapy Services | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: The Health Foundation of Greater Massillon has awarded a grant to Mercy Medical Center for use in its pediatric therapy program at the Jackson Health Center.

Oct 14, 2014

Mercy Service League’s 2014 Harvest Ball Raises Funds to Benefit Mercy General Practice Dental Residency Endowment Fund

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Mercy Service League held its 2014 Harvest Ball on Saturday, Oct. 11th at the Canton Memorial Civic Center’s Auditorium. Joe L.

Oct 09, 2014

Mercy Medical Center Offers Free Oral Cancer Screenings

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Mercy Cancer Center is offering free oral cancer screenings to promote prevention and early detection of the disease.

Oct 07, 2014

Mercy Sports Medicine Offers Coaches Clinic Oct. 28

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Mercy Sports Medicine will host a Coaches Clinic from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 28 at Mercy Health Center of Jackson, located at 7337 Caritas Circle, N.W., Massillon. The cost of the clinic is $20, and each coach attending will be able to apply for the state permit upon completion of the clinic.

Oct 02, 2014

Mercy to Hold Perinatal Loss Service of Remembrance

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

For the 10th year in a row, Mercy Medical Center is holding a free Service of Remembrance at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 12 for families touched by the tragic death of a baby through miscarriage, stillbirth or neonatal death. Held in Mercy Medical Center’s Chapel, this service provides a safe and supportive place for families to remember the babies they have lost. 

Sep 25, 2014

King Receives Mercy Development Foundation’s St. Augustine Award for Distinguished Service

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Not Available

Mercy Canton Ohio Foundation St. Augustine Award 2014Canton, Ohio: September 24 marks the feast day of Our Lady of Mercy and the founding of Mercy Medical Center by the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine on this date in 1908.

Sep 16, 2014

Mercy Opens Newly Renovated, Expanded Emergency Department

Topic: Hospital’s state-of-the-art ED features new waiting room, five-bed triage area, EMS first-responder room, 24-bed addition, radiology services and dental treatment suite | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: To meet growing demand and to remain accessible to patients and their families during times of serious and sometimes life-threatening situations, Mercy Medical Center is opening a newly renovated and expanded emergency department (ED).

Sep 16, 2014

Mercy Medical Centers Offers Medicare Options Event September 16

Topic: To Help Seniors Choose the Right Medicare Advantage Plan, Mercy’s Marketing Event Will Include Advantage Plan Representatives, Medicare Specialist | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Mercy Medical Center Senior Friends is sponsoring a free Medicare Options Event on Tuesday, September 16th at 9 a.m. in the Mercy Hall Amphitheater.

Sep 15, 2014

Mercy Inducts Three Physicians Into Society of St. Luke

Topic: Drs. Johns, Murphy and Prosser Are Honored for Distinguished Service | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center recently honored three of its physicians for outstanding service to patients, the hospital and the community during the 2014 induction ceremony and dinner for the Society of St. Luke, Mercy’s physician honor society. Honorees included James D. Johns, M.D., William D. Murphy, M.D., and Elizabeth A. Prosser, M.D.

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